The day before, AMD held a special event in Australia, in which it announced a line of graphics cards Radeon RX 400 Series. By the previously released models Radeon RX 480 after a certain period of time to join AMD Radeon RX 470 and Radeon RX 460.
Manufacturer data confirmed that the RX 470 will receive the same type of fan blowing, which adapter RX 480. Partners manufacturer will be able to produce revised versions of the 8-gigabyte model, while the version with 4 GB of GDDR5 memory should be offered only to the reference form. As the older model is implemented 256-bit interface. What is most important, AMD has confirmed the information about the presence of Radeon RX 470 computing units 32, which indicates the presence of 2048 stream processors.
As part of AMD did not specify the date of the event launch new products. However, according to the source, the company plans to announce its paper at the end of July. So selling Radeon RX 470 can be expected in early August.
This accelerator-based Polaris chip 11 should get 14 computing units with 896 stream processors. Reference version of Radeon RX 460 should have 2 GB of GDDR5 memory and 128-bit bus. It is interesting that in this presentation adapter is very similar to the Radeon R9 Nano.
AMD unveiled at the event and an updated roadmap branded graphics. It is worth noting that the launch date for the new architectures has not changed and Vega is still scheduled for 2017. The only thing to add is an inscription to the Vega architecture: «A high-end architecture for high-end gamers». I think translate it no special meaning.